WWW Wednesday, 10-June-2015

10 Jun

Welcome to WWW Wednesday! This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at Should be Reading and revived here on Taking on a World of Words. Just answer the three questions below and leave a link to your post in the comments for others to look at. No blog? No problem! Just leave a comment with your responses. Please, take some time to visit the other participants and see what others are reading. So, let’s get to it!


The Three Ws are:

What are you currently reading?
What did you recently finish reading?
What do you think you’ll read next?

SombraCurrently reading:  I’m getting through La Sombra del Viento by Carlos Ruiz Zafon. I’ve been focusing on this as my main book but I think I’m getting a new book club selection tonight so that might change soon.
Good progress with A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin. People are dying and things are getting crazy so I wonder if I’m close to the end? Rob’s put together an army and I think this battle is going to be slightly climactic. I wish these PlayAway MP3s made it easier to figure out where I am in the story!
Slow progress with Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell. I finished part 1 and I was hoping part 2 would catch my attention more but no luck so far. I’ll carry on slowly.
I’m enjoying my phone audiobook, Harry, a History by Melissa Anelli so far. Reviews I’ve read say that this is more of her story with Harry and not so much a history of the series so I’ll see what I think.

Recently finished: Nope, nothing new this week. Oh well. The up and down of finishing books continues. And no reviews this past week. I’m really letting you guys down…

WidowReading Next: Still planning on it being A Widow for One Year by John Irving. I want to sink my teeth into this soon because I’m itching to read it, but I’m not sure it will come my way at a good time.

Leave a comment with your link and a comment (if you’re so inclined). Take a look at the other participant links in the comments and look at what others are reading.

Have any opinions on these choices?

Until next time, write on.

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34 Responses to “WWW Wednesday, 10-June-2015”

  1. cleopatralovesbooks June 10, 2015 at 1:47 AM #

    Still waiting for you to get to A Widow for One Year which I loved. Here is my Wednesday post https://cleopatralovesbooks.wordpress.com/2015/06/10/this-week-in-books-june-10/


    • Sam June 10, 2015 at 6:11 AM #

      I hope to read it soon! It looks like a good one. Happy Wednesday!


  2. Margaret @ BooksPlease June 10, 2015 at 3:03 AM #

    Sometimes books drag a bit, don’t they – or real life gets in the way!

    My Wednesday post is here – http://www.booksplease.org/2015/06/10/this-week-in-books-10-june-2015/


    • Sam June 10, 2015 at 6:14 AM #

      Or both, which is a worse combination. Happy Wednesday!


  3. klgd2008 June 10, 2015 at 3:54 AM #

    Happy Wednesday!


    Liked by 1 person

  4. Claire | Art and Soul June 10, 2015 at 4:30 AM #

    Unfortunately, lots of craziness and people dying in A Game of Thrones is, in my experience, no indication of getting near the end! It just carries on like that! 😉

    I found Cloud Atlas slow going too. Good to hear you’re nearly there with La Sombra del Viento. 🙂

    Here’s my WWW: http://clairehuston.wordpress.com/2015/06/10/www-wednesday-10-june-2015/

    Happy reading!


    • Sam June 10, 2015 at 7:20 AM #

      I guess I’ll have to just rack up the GoT bodies till the end! In really enjoying the ride. ‘Cloud Atlas’ is finally picking up for me. Though I tend to read ebooks very slowly so I don’t expect to finish it any time soon. I’m less than 100 pages from the end of Sombra and I really want to finish it soon! Happy Wednesday!

      Liked by 1 person

      • Claire | Art and Soul June 10, 2015 at 7:21 AM #

        Thanks. And thanks for hosting (I think I forget to say that… but I mean to!) 🙂


  5. bookboodle June 10, 2015 at 4:39 AM #

    The things I’ve heard about Cloud Atlas isn’t making me want to pick up my copy anytime soon! Here’s my WWW:


    • Sam June 10, 2015 at 7:28 AM #

      I heard the beginning was slow but I didn’t think it would be this slow. I’m hoping it picks up soon! Happy Wednesday!

      Liked by 1 person

  6. alextheshadowgirl June 10, 2015 at 4:50 AM #

    I don’t usually listen to audio books. I hope you enjoy it more than I do.
    Here’s my post: https://alextheshadowgirl.wordpress.com/2015/06/10/www-wednesday-june-10-2015/


    • Sam June 10, 2015 at 7:56 AM #

      I’ve been a fan of them for a long time. My commute is really long and they make it better. Happy Wednesday!


  7. Alicia June 10, 2015 at 6:39 AM #

    A Widow for One Year seemed really interesting. I can’t wait to see what you think of it.

    Here’s the link to my WWW Wednesday post if you want to check it out: https://caffeineandbooks42.wordpress.com/2015/06/10/www-wednesdays-june-10th-2015/


    • Sam June 10, 2015 at 8:00 AM #

      I hope I can enjoy it soon! Happy Wednesday!

      Liked by 1 person

  8. Ashley June 10, 2015 at 9:16 AM #

    Happy Wednesday! & great WWW post! 🙂
    Here is mine: https://sociallyawkwardbookworm.wordpress.com/2015/06/10/www-wednesdays-10/

    Liked by 1 person

  9. hmills96 June 10, 2015 at 11:14 AM #

    Slowly turns up the volume on Rains of Castamere, because I’m evil. Here’s my link. https://ilayreading.wordpress.com/2015/06/10/www-wednesday-6102015/


    • Sam June 10, 2015 at 11:34 AM #

      Is this a GoT reference I’ll get later? Happy Wednesday!

      Liked by 1 person

      • hmills96 June 10, 2015 at 11:39 AM #

        Muahaha. It’s better if you watch the show. But yes.

        Liked by 1 person

  10. laurelrainsnow June 10, 2015 at 12:23 PM #

    These all look tempting…and are new to me. Thanks for sharing! Here is MY WWW POST


    • Sam June 10, 2015 at 12:48 PM #

      Glad to share something new. Happy Wednesday.


  11. Amy June 10, 2015 at 2:14 PM #

    I forgot that I wanted to read Cloud Atlas until I read your post. I must add it to my TBR.

    Here’s my WWW post: https://warmdayswillnevercease.wordpress.com/2015/06/10/www-wednesday-10th-june-2015/


    • Sam June 10, 2015 at 2:18 PM #

      Glad to remind you!! Happy Wedneaday


  12. Yvo June 10, 2015 at 4:08 PM #

    The GoT series seems to involve a lot of dead main characters all the time, so I guess that’s no surprise… I’ve read the first four books so far and I’m probably moving to the fifth within the next month or so. I like the story in general, but I find it hard to stay focused for a long time with so many storylines and characters. I’ve read the last two books chapters at the time in between other reads…

    Happy reading! Here’s my WWW.


    • Sam June 10, 2015 at 5:02 PM #

      If these aren’t audiobooks, I’m not sure I’ll get through them. They make for great driving reads, though. Fighting rush hour traffic during a battle scene on my way home today was great! Happy Wednesday!

      Liked by 1 person

      • Yvo June 11, 2015 at 12:06 PM #

        That definitely sounds entertaining! An audiobook version of this series sounds like a great way to finish this series.


      • Sam June 11, 2015 at 12:35 PM #

        The narrator I’m listening to is amazing. I hope the got him to finish the series.

        Liked by 1 person

  13. teafunny June 10, 2015 at 9:45 PM #

    I have started experimenting with different formats to help with reading slumps. I especially like to listen to the classics via audio-book. It is amazing how different formats are easier to get through than another. Your list reminded me to update my audio-book TBR list.

    Happy reading! Here is my www.


    • Sam June 10, 2015 at 9:58 PM #

      I’m glad! Audiobooks are great for a book that I struggle through. Happy Wednesday!

      Liked by 1 person

  14. Analee @ Book Snacks June 10, 2015 at 11:25 PM #

    Glad you’re mostly enjoying your books so far! Hope your upcoming reads will be good too. Here’s my WWW Wednesday:
    Happy reading!


    • Sam June 11, 2015 at 7:23 AM #

      I’m hoping to finish at least one before next week so I can dive into something new. Happy (past) Wednesday!

      Liked by 1 person

  15. siderealday June 11, 2015 at 10:21 AM #

    Agh this is the second week I haven’t managed to find time to post. Maybe for next week I’ll set something up ahead of time…
    I’m sorry you’re not liking Cloud Atlas, but at least you like the other books you’re reading. I know that lack of enjoyability can drag out my reading of a book, especially when I’m not on a deadline with it.


    • Sam June 11, 2015 at 10:35 AM #

      Very true. As much as I hear that it picks up, it doesn’t seem to be and I’m getting impatient!


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